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Renewable Energy

Africa Edition: O&M Best Practises and Guidelines

SolarPower Europe has launched the African edition: Operation & Maintenance Best Practice Guidelines. Based upon Version 4.0 of SolarPower Europe’s O&M Best Practice Guidelines, this edition has been adapted to the African context in Collaboration with SolarPower Europe and 10 African associations.

This pioneering document was supported by GET.invest and prepared by an African-European O&M Task Force with 30+ solar experts from 20+ companies from Africa and Europe. This edition includes over 120 pages and 14 chapters and useful documentation in the annex.

Highlights from the Africa edition

  • Thorough revision based on the Sub-Saharan African Context
  • Geographical, economic and business conditions considered
  • Special consideration for the C&I segment
  • Streamlines and simplified solutions
  • Considerations for water scarce contexts, water-efficient cleaning solutions
  • New chapter: O&M for standalone systems with storage

Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions
  3. Environment, Social, Health & Safety
  4. Personnel & Training
  5. Technical Asset Management
  6. Power Plant Operation
  7. Power Plant Maintenance
  8. Revamping and Repowering
  9. Spare Parts Management
  10. Data and Monitoring Requirements
  11. Key Performance Indicators
  12. Contractual Framework
  13. Innovations and Trends
  14. O&M for Standalone Solar Installations with Storage
  15. Annex: list of standards, skills matrix, documentation lists, annual maintenance plan

Please click here to download the Best Practices Guidelines

Maputo’s own Solar Training Academy

Green Academy Solar Training Maputo

Logos Industries has always had a dream of greatness. We regard local training and skills development as integral focus areas to achieve that dream in Africa. We are therefore extremely happy to announce that Logos Mozambique recently partnered with GREEN Solar Academy in pursuit of this dream.

GREEN Solar Academy is Africa´s premier training institute on Solar Power. GREEN stands for Global Renewable Energy & Efficiency Network. GREEN’s goal is not only to provide training but to build up a network of PV installers all over Africa.

As a GREEN Solar Academy – the Logos Training Centre in Maputo will ensure that all courses not only teach theoretical knowledge but will place considerable emphasis on practical hands-on exercises to ensure participants have holistic knowledge of solar PV.

Are you interested in engineering a better, greener future?

Join us for this first of its kind Solar PV training in Maputo, Mozambique – 11-12 May 2020.

The Sunrise Intermediate Off-Grid PV Course introduces participants to the basics of solar power, concentrating on small-scale off-grid systems.
No previous training or experience required.

Don’t miss out! Take that step with us.
Book your spot now:
https://solar-training.org/solar-installation-courses/region-MZ/

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